We’ve all been trained to think that a stranger offering you chocolates at a bus stop is creepy — but aren’t there those days when you too could eat a million and a half chocolate truffles after work? In the 1994 Academy Award Winner for Best Picture, Forrest’s mother, played by Sally Field, shares the ultimate food-based life lesson: Life is like a box of chocolates, “you never know what you’re gonna get.” When it comes to life, we agree. But when it comes to chocolates, really, is this fair? Splurging on a box of specialty candies, only to throw a third of them away? Truffles sound fancy, but they’re actually a cinch to make from scratch. Our Espresso Chocolate Truffles are topped with candied lemon peel — so at least you have an idea of what you’re gonna get.
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